Yearning for the scent of the feminine, Her arched feet and delicate angelic toes, Breaths and high pitched melodies of moans, The scent of cleanly natural manly musk & colon and sweat, Semen of the sensual, Fulfilling your spirit, bringing your heart nearer, To that which Created you, and loves you as I wishContinue reading “the aromatic feminine”
Poetry is dead in a world with no head, A world with one body that plucks at its bread, A hunger or thirst, no intellect to quench, Terrorizing the world while we sit from the bench, Is there a light at the end of the tunnel, Or are we foolishly tracing the fence, All along aContinue reading “This Glass Design”
There are thieves in the night, Who ponder and scheme, Strike deals within sight, Offer a dream, What season is right, to walk from this team? The world is not falling, but it is not rising. Things are not in chaos, but they are neither in harmony. The world is not falling, but it isContinue reading “The Fall”
“He who is conceited cheats himself.” A quote from my grandfather Yervant, a truly magnificent spirit in all his splendor. He came to this country in 1920 to study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the first ever Armenian-Syrian to do so, but was unable to stay due to troubles at home. I dedicate myContinue reading “Yervant”
What dawns on us but truth, If not to convince the youth, Like water from a fountain, Whatever happens no excuse, This is conversations with glory, Face to face with time, They hold banners of revolution If the clock ticks past nine, But after twelve its all hell, though walls still stand like eyes throughContinue reading “For Whom The Bell Tolls”
KRIKOS aka Danny Krikorian offers his latest album #SufiintheWest brought to you by @ColoursoftheCulture. Visit DannyKrikorian.com for updates! Credits: KRIKOS executive producer Nirmine Hammam cover art Colours of the Culture curator KRIKOSSufi in the WestCol
A more liberal strand of Islam might argue that cultural identity is tied to Islamic heritage. Furthermore, it encompasses all philosophy and knowledge into Islam, as opposed to radical Islam which excludes philosophies from the Enlightenment, Renaissance, and the mystical indigenous religions of various regions in the world, like Central Asia and Latin America. WhatContinue reading “How Arab Unity Became An Oxymoron – Another Tale of Orientalism”
A young immigrant child in Orlando, I came to the Far West from the Persian Gulf,, To the Gulf from the Levant, and to the Levant from the highlands of Armenia. Now, here I am, In the strong hold of modern imperium, America, Seeking my own freedom, from the dual extremes of ignorance, and theContinue reading “The World to Come”
My heart’s tremors are there to remind me, Of the realization I perhaps once knew, Was I not sure just yesterday, Of which direction the wind blew?
Album #2 coming this January. The legend of the eastern son continues. 📷 by Hana Maatouk. Salute to “Kustom Sounds” studio. Stream “Rise of the Eastern Son” the full album by clicking here.